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JOHN LYDGATE (c1370-c1451).
English poet. Lydgate contemplating the Wheel of Fortune. Woodcut from a 1513 edition of his work 'The Fall of Princes.'
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TOWER OF LONDON: ESCAPE.
In 1244 Prince Griffin of Wales tried to escape from his prison in the Tower of London using his tied bedclothes as a rope. The rope broke and the prisoner fell to his death. English manuscript illumination from 'Historia Anglorum' by Matthew Paris, 1250-1259.
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JOHN LYDGATE (c1370-c1451).
English poet. Lydgate contemplating the Wheel of Fortune. Woodcut from a 1513 edition of his work 'The Fall of Princes.'